Diversity

For the most part, our students are nontraditional learners. The characteristics of our student body appear below.

Metric 2015–2016
Enrollment 33,253
Female students 74%
Students over age 30 60%
Mean student income at enrollment $22,323
Mean number of risk factors* 3.7
Veterans 11%
Active military 10%
Spouse of active military 5%
Students with prior postsecondary education 84%
Neither parent attended college 55%

* Risk factors include: student is older than typical college age (defined as ages 18 to 22), attends school part time, files taxes as independent, has earned a GED, works full time while enrolled, has legal dependents other than a spouse, and/or is a single parent.
† Data sources for 2015–2016 include attested prior postsecondary attendance, official and unofficial transcripts, and attendance records from the National Student Clearinghouse. Statistics produced prior to this year do not include National Student Clearinghouse as a data source.

Gender Percentage
Female 73.4%
Male 25.0%
Not specified 1.5%
Transgender 0.0%
Unknown 0.0%
Grand Total 100.0%

Race/Ethnicity Percentage
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.5%
Asian 1.7%
Black or African American 33.3%
Hispanic 8.8%
Native Hawaiin or Other Pacific Islander 0.5%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown 7.5%
Two or more races 0.0%
White 46.7%
Grand Total 100.0%

Age Percentage
15–19 3.2%
20–24 21.1%
25–29 23.6%
30–34 18.8%
35–39 12.8%
40–44 9.0%
45–49 5.7%
50–54 3.4%
55–59 1.7%
60 and older 0.6%
Grand Total 100.0%

Registrar’s Snapshot of Student Demographics as of March 2016


Updated 7/31/2019